Mar 162018

  • The Five video: Is Kate Steinle’s killer
  • Hannity dumps on Shep: ‘He is clueless…’; Laura piles on.
  • Thursday numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Lawrence 1-2-3.
  • Science Marches On: See Wolf Blitzer in 360º virtual reality.
  • CNN downsizing Coop’s role to accommodate prime Cuomo.
  • Somerby: Decent people don’t discuss other people’s affairs.
  • A new edition of Wise Guys (sans Steve Wynn) set for Sunday.
  • The Story video: Jonathan Turley on McCabe’s
  • New talking point: A Trump/TV ‘pipeline’…but there’s a catch.

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Mar 152018

  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Sean Hannity-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Outnumbered video: Should FBI’s Andrew McCabe
  • FNC re-ups Shep Smith; does he have the hardest job at Fox?
  • Camila Bernal joins CNN.  Christiane Amanpour on sex and love.
  • Tucker video: Don’t pretend school walkouts are
  • Chris Cuomo, born-again impartial anchor.  Throwback Thursday.
  • Ainsley makes book.  Today’s Megyn exposé.  A dog day morning.
  • CNN gets The Crusades wrong.  MSNBC anchor insults steelworker.

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Feb 152018

  • The Five clip: Greg says
  • Wednesday numbers: Tucker-Bret Baier-Cooper 1-2-3.
  • CNN rips GOPers as ‘afraid’ of them, Cruz fires back.  More.
  • Internet stream ‘Twitch’ beating MSNBC and CNN.  Shep’s list.
  • Ingraham video: About the Audio Q&A: Kat Timpf.
  • Video: Sharyl Attkisson behind ‘fake news’.
  • CNN warns Trump:  Get enough apples and ‘you’ve got a case‘.
  • Hayes: Trump exploited shooting.  CNN viewership down 30%.
  • Sanjay Gupta moonlighting; Eboni Williams too…at Fox Sports.
  • Levine: Megyn’s ratings up by double digits…but there’s a catch.

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Jan 262018

  • Thursday’s numbers: Sean Hannity-Tucker-Maddow 1-2-3.
  • Shepard Smith video: Shep
  • No ‘little house’: Melissa Francis’s deluxe condo in the sky.
  • Q&A: Chris Cuomo, ‘America’s toughest news anchor’.
  • Video: Howard Kurtz on war between
  • CNN un-bans Ryan Lizza.  SotU Address plans: Fox News; CNN.
  • Big three cable news channels among top ten ‘polarizing brands‘.
  • CNN tweets the news: March for Life, 2 tweets; Women’s March, 28.
Jan 252018

J$P Video! Shepard Smith warns viewers about Devin Nunes and his memo; a tense exchange with Tom Bevan of Real Clear Politics follows:

From Shepard Smith Reporting 25 January 2018

Dec 142017

  • The Five video: holds the tax cut hostage.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker-Hannity 1-2-3.
  • CNN ‘end of the internet‘ headline triggers twitter ridicule.
  • Tucker guest suspended from Canadian tv, now flat-out fired.
  • Deal raises anti-trust issues.  New Fox not rejoining News Corp.
  • Sale of the Century! Disney deal with 21C Fox a ‘game changer‘.
  • Ariens: Never mind Kramer vs Kramer…now it’s Kelly vs Kelly.
  • Ridiculist: Mockery greets CNN secret gym hacker tweet theory.
  • Q&A: Shepard Smith;  Nima Elbagir; advice from Mika Brzezinski.
  • What made CNN pundit Angela Rye scream with delight…on air!?
  • Tucker videos: Mueller team; analyzes.
  • CNN show host tells all: paid off victim to settle harassment claim.
  • Video: with Stephen Colbert.  NBC News investigates itself.
Nov 102017

Sep 092017
  • Video: Steve Harrigan celebrates his birthday
  • Enloe: Colleagues left and right offer condolences to Bolling.
  • Tragedy: Eric Bolling’s son Chase dead at 19, apparent suicide.
  • CNN adds analysts, e.g. Playboy provocateur. Christie in talks.
  • Carl Quintanella snags a $3 million hacienda in the Hamptons.
  • Lakshmanan: Cable newsers reluctant to explain their mistakes.
  • Hogue: One of Fox News’ ‘stupidest programming decisions’ ever.
  • Ariens: Cablers plan massive, round-the-clock hurricane coverage.
  • Q&A: Abby Huntsman talks about how pregnancy changed her life.
  • Gerri Willis to ‘race for the cure‘: F&F  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Tucker video: Joe Concha on celebrity
Aug 282017
  • Friday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Video: devastation in Texas.  Jim Acosta goes dark.
  • Q&A: Jeff Flock on how new technology has changed storm coverage.
  • Key facts to know about Trish Regan.   Anthony Bourdain moonlighting.
  • Kathy to Coop: Our friendship is over.  Betsy watches, because you don’t.
  • Video: effect Galveston rescues.  Family feud: Megyn vs Matt?
Aug 212017
Aug 192017
  • MediaBuzz: Bannon; Bannon; mags, tv
  • Reliable Sources: Trump’s sanity; a terrible week; race reportage; Bannon.
  • Katz: Coop, Maddow, Shep, Lemon, et al named to distinguished list.
  • Flood: Joe S still dreams of being a rock star.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Trump was a racist before Bannon came along.
  • Tucker video:  CNN tells CNN: great job grilling GOPer.
Jul 262017
May 182017
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Rachel Maddow-Coop-O’Donnell 1-2-3.
  • Video: Shep Smith’s moving, personal 
  • Video: Fox & Friends remembers the of Roger Ailes.
  • In death, Roger Ailes still a polarizing figure.  Journalists celebrate.
  • Concha: Roger Ailes dies; media react; Matthews brags about Maddow.
  • Gregg Jarrett: The Roger I knew.  Wemple: The Ailes scourge lives on.
  • Video: Gregg Jarrett explains how Comey’s memo can
  • Parsnow: It’s the ‘cable news blues’…I hate it but can’t stop watching it.
  • Expiring contracts could bring changes to MSNBC.   Soledad resurfaces.
  • Seth Rich family demands FNC retraction.  MSNBC’s new business show.
May 112017
  • Video: on why 30 sources don’t guarantee truth.
  • Wednesday’s numbers: Maddow-Tucker Carlson-Sean Hannity 1-2-3.
  • Media critic Trump: ‘dumb’ Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo a ‘chained lunatic’.
  • Tucker Carlson video: on manic media going to DefCon One.
  • Ariens: Soledad and Grace set to resurface.  Somerby: Coop goes 7 on 1.
  • Rothstein: Sara Murray has uneasy reaction to Spicer wedding comment.
  • Legal woes complicate FNC CEO search.  21C earnings top expectations.
  • Parties mum on dismissal of lawsuit against CNN.  Cooper: Save MSNBC!
  • Bahamas flap involves Shillue, Levy, Evan Siegfried.  Q&A: Shepard Smith.

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May 062017
  • MediaBuzz videos: late-night Corey
  • Reliable Sources videos: Fox probe widens; more lawsuits; Fox Trump ties.
  • Q&A: Kelly Wright tells why he’s suing FNC.  Sunday talkers: preview.
  • Simon: Megyn Kelly is being hyped as the ‘New Godzilla of morning tv’.
  • Spin Stops Here Tour may lose one of its players.  Liz Claman in Omaha.
  • CNN anchor suggests Trump wants jobs credit that belongs to Obama.
  • FNC anchor demands Mississippi remove confederate emblem from flag.

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